Dutch referee Danny Makkelie has been given Juventus-Barcelona, with English Anthony Taylor at the whistle in Club Brugge-Lazio.
Lazio needed two spectacular goals to beat Bologna, as Luis Alberto did it all himself, while Ciro Immobile relied on an acrobatic Mohamed Fares assist.
Sinisa Mihajlovic was again left frustrated with his Bologna side after a 2-1 defeat to Lazio. ‘We play well and end up with zero points.’
Simone Inzaghi admits he had ‘problems’ choosing the starting XI for Lazio against Bologna, explaining those two first half substitutions.
Ciro Immobile acknowledges it was ‘a tough slog’ for Lazio to get the better of Bologna 2-1. ‘Their goal scared us’ in stoppages.
Lazio secured a 2-1 victory against determined Bologna thanks to Luis Alberto’s solo strike and Ciro Immobile set up acrobatically by Mohamed Fares.
Bologna have equalled the all-time record of top five European Leagues by conceding in 38 consecutive Serie A matches.
Follow all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Atalanta host Sampdoria, Inter visit Genoa and Lazio expect goals against Bologna.
COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Italy, so Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte ordered new limits on sport, playing games behind closed doors again.
Pepe Reina gives his Lazio teammates advice as he makes his debut against Bologna tonight. ‘All that matters is the next match coming up.’
Lazio make some changes after a thrilling Champions League return, with Pepe Reina making his debut against Rodrigo Palacio’s Bologna.
Claudio Ranieri asked Sampdoria to ‘show courage’ against Atalanta and Lazio, but is keeping his feet on the ground after surprise wins.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Thomas Strakosha are out of the Lazio squad for this evening’s Serie A game against Bologna, so Pepe Reina makes his debut.
Bologna director Claudio Fenucci has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri said Keita Balde and Adrien Silva are ‘improving’ and hope to see the Blucerchiati match ‘the determination’ of Atalanta.
Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi expects a 'demanding match' against Bologna, said Pepe Reina could start but confirmed Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is uncertain.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could be ruled out of Lazio’s Serie A clash against Bologna tomorrow.
Lazio have reportedly agreed to sell defender Bastos to Al-Ain for €800,000, although he’ll save the club approximately double that in wages.
The referees for Serie A Week 5 have been announced and the AIA has given Milan-Roma to Piero Giacomelli, as Fabrizio Pasqua oversees Juventus-Verona.
Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro says: ‘A childhood dream come true’ after scoring Lazio’s third goal in the Biancocelesti’s 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund.